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-tweeting highlights at abc7 news bay area. >> san francisco arts bishop this morning is causing a stir with comments he made of same-sex marriage. according to the huffington post, he told the catholic herald the term gay mainly is a natural impossibility and should rarely be used and said legislating for the right of people of the same sex to marry is like legalizing male breast feeding. that is a quote. he told the catholic newspaper this week that fighting to protect traditional marriage is god's gift no this generation. >> this morning, san francisco police are hoping a photo they released will help find a man they say stabbed a woman after an attempted sexual assault. police say ricky choked the woman, and stabbed her when she resisted january 7 on 39th avenue. he weighed 180 pounds and police say he is likely armed and drive as gray 2011 toyota with license plate number kuman77. >> new information this morning on the c.h.p.'s agreement to patrol oakland city streets. the highway patrol wants to pay to extend the service and c.h.p. says they will continue to work with the city for another 30 da
before becoming a san francisco pilot in 2005. in 2010 his license was put on hold by the booed of pilot commissioners when federal regulators deny add request for a medical waiver the we do not know what the medical condition was but sources say the situation must have been resolved to have been working as a bar pilot yesterday. abc7 was the first to report the ship collision shortly after it happened. follow us at abc7 news bay area on abc7news.com with a slide show with pictures of the damaged ship and the coast guard news conference. >> the san francisco man accused of setting his girlfriend on fire is in custody this morning. the san francisco police and marshals arrested 22-year-old dexter oliver last night after getting a tip he was staying at an oakland hotel. he is in san francisco county jail facing charges of attempted murder and arson. the victim, 25-year-old starr lamare, remains in critical condition with severe burns. the two got in an argument on sunday. her sister said he came home, poured gasoline in a bottle and went back to the laundromat and he doused her and set her
in a year to replace 48 ad signs with 24 digital screens in four downtown san francisco stations. >> if you are in the san francisco bay watch out for whales, one was spotted yesterday near pier 39 in san francisco headed east at mid-afternoon. the coast guard says it is not unusual to see gray whales this time of year as they migrate to baja. boaters should keep a good distance from any whales they spot. >> do we wish we were migrating to baja? >> absolutely. >> they have a better chance than we do but it will be ten degrees warmer than us, as our wet weather will sink to the south. good morning, everyone, live doppler 7 hd show as few sprinkles out there in the east bay valley and although we are toward the peninsula but the big story is very damp and limited visibility this morning if a mile and a half in livermore and two miles in mountain view to one in novato and not bad in oakland and san francisco about five to six, some of the better visibility right there. now, breaking down today, off to a foggy and damp start with drizzle and a white rain here and there but very isolated with te
of the ship staying on board the "overseas raymar" in san francisco bay hopefully enjoying four or five days of unexpected vacation time enjoying the sights of san francisco bay as the coast guard and the ntsb get the investigations going. >> the abc7 news i-team has been digging into the background of guy kleess, piloting the "overseas raymar" at the time of the accident. there are three addresses under his name. one in san francisco. one in wyoming. what appears to be the current one in maryland. you see video provided to us by the san francisco bar pilots who work a week on and a week off but can trade ships. we asked shipping officials about the possibility of pilot fatigue and the bar pilot came to san francisco from maryland right before the crash. >> was he on a red eye? >> we do not know when he came on or off or when he got on or off the ship. >> the shipping industry has filed suit to get information of the pilot's shift and whether fatigue is a problem. the bar pilots and the board are appealing a september decision. you can keep up with new developments by following us at abc7 ne
the board of regents meeting in san francisco and will talk about the priorities he wants to see in the system. "los angeles times" reports brine will push no more teaching and less research and wants more online courses to save money and increase class offerings. in the budget proposal, he increased money for both uc and cal state university by $250 million each, less than asked for but enough to avert tuition hikes in the fall. if they want more funding in the future, he said they will need to do as he says. >> president obama in five hours will unveil a plan to deal with gun violence. a peninsula congresswoman took part in vice president biden's task force saying that the president will ask for renewal of i salt weapons ban, a ban on high capacity magazine clips and mandatory background checks for anyone who buys weapons from gun shows or private sellers. >> do we want an environment where we hear in this country, not so much in california, but in the country, where 40 percent of the guns that are purchased do not have criminal background checks in. >> the focus should be on t
assault and robbery charges. >> new this woman an audit of agencies in san francisco show one far outpaced the others for racking up overtime. san francisco muni racked up more overtime than any other agency going $18 million over budget. the san francisco chronicle reports they beat out police and fire when it came to overtime with ten supervisors making more than $100,000 in overtime boosting their pay to $200,000 last year. one mechanic more than doubled his $106,000 annual salary by making an additional $163,000 in overtime. the chief says that a lot of work was done at night when the trains were not running to get a new train control system working. abc7 will have more in a live report next half hour. >> u.s. postal inspectors hope surveillance video will catch two men who stole mail from at least one apartment building in san francisco. security cameras captured these images of the men in action. the building manager says the two worked together to break in 32 mailboxes and snatched bags of mail. the landlord needs to repair the broken looks. this man did not want to share his name.
is scheduled to take up the issue tonight at 6:30. >> in san francisco the use of tasers is the main focus of a community meeting. the san francisco police department is the only agency in the bay area that does not use stun guns. the chief wants to launch a pilot program to equip officers to dole with mentally ill after a police shooting last summer triggered this when a man attack add co-worker with a box cutter. the community forum is at 6:00 at the hamilton recreational center. repairs begin on the bay bridge bumper damaged in an oil tanker crash this month. abc7 news reporter is live in san francisco with details. katie? >> kristen, it has been two weeks since the oil tanker hit the tower of the bay bridge and repair begins today. we are talking about the western span of the bridge, the eastern most tower closest to treasure island, the fender of the tower. it is designed to protect the tower. that is what it does. repair to the fender is going to be costly. the metropolitan transportation committee estimates we are looking at $2 million or $3 million. it is expensive because it is ha
under foggy conditions. the san francisco manner exchange will look at fog rules. the federal investigators say it could take months to determine the true cause. >> governor brown will attend a uc board of regents meeting to discussion the proposed budget and the impact on uc wanting to keep further tuition or fee increases off the agenda. university of california schools will get plenty of financial help from taxpayers after voters approves proposition 30. he wants more teaching, less research, and more students accepted from community colleges. >> san francisco's law banning public nudity goes into effect but today it is challenged in federal court. a lawsuit filed by four in november seeks an injunction based on constitutional rights. the city attorney will argue on behalf of the ordinance in the district court in san francisco. the attorney arguing for the plaintiffs wants it to apply to all nude its not just the four that filed suit. >> notre dame could hold a news conference today on the shocking story of the national college football star who claims he was a victim of a
the bay in san francisco. c.h.p. officers followed a black s.u.v. across the bay bridge last night. the driver was going the wrong way on the bridge before turning around. the chase ended several minutes later at south van ness street. it ran over spike streets. there were black suitcases in the trunk but in word on what was in them. >> this morning we learned the name of the man shot to death at a bart station in san leandro. it could be a case of being in the wrong case at the wrong time. the 50-year-old was caught in the crossfire between two groups at the station on saturday, a teenager girl was wounded, but is expected to survive. police arrested one person so far. >> a man suspected of a laser attack on our helicopter while we were covering an oakland shooting will be arraigned today. this man, 40-year-old riley was arrested. he aimed a laser at our chopper in east oakland on monday night. even low powered lasers can blind pilots. he faces a fine up to $11,000 or five years in prison. he is held on $10,000 bail. >> three marin county day care workers charged in the accidental
backer. the "san francisco chronicle" reports that dazzle that sells customized t-shirts could not reach terms. dazzle shall be the sponsor for two years. the 102nd running will go on, as scheduled, may 19. >> the 49ers will wake up in new orleans for the first time today as theyer ready for the super bowl on sunday. the team touchdowned in new orleans after 3 1/2 hour flight from san jose. coach car haw said the team is "super happy to be there." they are chasing their sixth super bowl title and holding a perfect 5-0 record in the previous trips. 6-0 ties them with pits h -- pittsburgh. abc7 has an entire team at the super bowl and in half an hour katie marzullo will join us live with more on the big arrival. sports director larry beil and sports anchor mike shumann are in the big easy and wayne freedman will bring you the best coverage during super bowl week and tweet behind-the-scenes updates at abc7 news bay area, with a slide show of all the activity in new orleans on abc7news.com. >> there reports 49er quarterback something will seek his relief before free agency begins in man acco
, also, was assaulted in the attack. >> san francisco police investigators hope surveillance video they made public will lead them to the man would brutally killed a dog during a street robbery. the video shows the man running from the scene of a throwing the dog into traffic on the street. the man grabbed her shirt and tried to take money from her pocket and became angry when the dog started barking in the car. posters have gob -- gone up with the picture. there is a reward. >> groups fighting a law banning a law of shark fin are trying to appeal the ruling, after the judge rejected that this discriminates against chinese americans. shark fin soup is a delicacy in many chinese restaurants in california and restaurant owners say they stand to lose hundreds of thousands of dollars. the law supporters say it will stop fishermen from cutting fins and then throwing the sharks in the ocean to die. >> homeowner is in a tent in the front yard in a legal battle with the city. the city has tagged the house after remodeling work has been done for 10 years. the officials say the house dangero
damaged. no one was hurt. it took crews more than two hours to clear the roads. >> san francisco giants most popular player is apologizing for an incident on new year's day. police were forced to remove romo from the airport after he got in a confrontation with security agents. we broke the store yesterday afternoon online. romo did nut have proper identification at a check point and argued with security officials. he was detained for a short while. last night, romo released a statement saying, i would like to sincerely apologize of the recent events at the las vegas airport which brought negative attention to the san francisco giants' organization and the fans. i love and respect the giants, my teammates and fans and promise to conduct myself in the future in the san francisco giants' way." families of the victims of the connecticut school shooting host another victim of tragedy this afternoon. former arizona congresswoman gabrielle giffords will travel to connecticut. two years ago she was wounded by a gunman in a mass shooting in tucson. tonight, a benefit concert for the sandy hook
or was in the crosswalk at the time of the accident. >> san francisco public school students get a lesson in online safety today. 55,000 students will be taught the basics of digital citizenship to keep safe online. issues they will tackle are bullying and what to trust online. the district attorney will visit a middle school to see some students taking part in the online safety instruction day. >> the national weather service is issuing a beach hazard for the northern california coast through the weekend. people along the shore should be careful of sneaker waves that can be dangerous. because of the beach hazard spectators will not be allowed on the shoreline for the maverick surf contest. two dozen of the top big wave riders in the world are gathering in half moon bay for the event that has not been held since 2010. that year several watched from store and injured when huge swells crashed along the spectator area. >> that was all caught on video. that is why people are moved back this year. >> clinching the deal. >> mike told us of sneaker waves. let's find out about that. >> that is what we will have t
police in san francisco. police approaching the suspect's vehicle and pulling him to the ground. yesterday morning, the suspect drove away from traffic stop went through an intersection and slammed into a car at 21st and south van ness. a passenger was killed as was a man standing on the corner. >> it was really scary, one minute you are here and second minute you shall gone. my employee, he was seconds away from being hit by the car. >> suspect was described in his mid 20s is well known to police. >>> this morning, students that survived the connecticut rampage will get a look at the new school they will attend tomorrow. furniture including desks have been moved to the former middle school that the students will now attend for the rest of the year. backpacks and other belongings left behind in the chaos following the december 14th shooting have also been moved. school leaders intend to make the first day of class as normal as possible. counselors will be on hand. authorities say the they don't know why the gunman shot and killed 26 people including 20 children. >> katie: a 12-i
. the death is considered "suspicious" but they are not revealing the cause of death. >> san francisco police reach out to the public to find a man who attacked a woman in the mission district. they released this concept of a -- this sketch of a man accused of attempted rape described as 5' 8" and around 160 pounds. he pullinged her and wrestled her to the ground before being scared off. >> marin county is hosting a gun buyback program today and next monday and are willing to pay for more than guns. you can get $200 for turning in a semi-automatic rifle and $100 for other firearms and $10 for violent video games. drop off is from 11:00 this morning at various police stations including st. appear -- st. andrew's church. you do fault have to from the county to get money. >> and there is still a search for a permanent police chief when chris moore retires. the department re-opened the search after passing on all the candidate whose applied for the job. >> attorneys and plaintiffs in the p pg&e are willing to settle a fire, after eight people were killed and three dozen homes were killed. aging p
. >> goodbye, free meter parking on sunday in san francisco. the reaction on day one of a major shift in the city's parking rules. >> first, the tech bytes. >> in tech bides the annual consumer electronic show opens this week in las vegas and it could be the year of the fal let, with samsung note on the market and self more companies are expected to announce a fab let at the show. readers can see more visuals. the word of the year is "hash tag." that was picked over fiscal cliff and 47 percent. the only text on the cover of newsweek was "hash tag." >> san mateo and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> good morning. 4:42 on monday. hope you had a great weekend. san francisco is locking across the bay toward oakland, crystal clear right here. it is cold. we have fog out there. mike nicco is tracking that for you. and there are fog advisories. >> new this morning, the alameda family coroner identified a man killed running across a busy oakland freeway. a 44-year-old behind a wheel hit the center divider of i-880 and after the crash, he got out of the car and tried to cross the freeway
of students and fact u members at the city check of san francisco will protester the welcome address of the chancellor. organizers are drawing attention to the recent passage of proposition (a) by voters for a tax to offset budget cuts and layoffs at city college. they say officials plan to use the money for other purposes such as paying consultants and building reserves. they are asking people to sign a pledge to take action if the district does not spend the voter approved funds as intended. >> federal regulators announced they are ordering a comprehensive review of boeing 787 dreamliner as the jet is making the inaugural flight from san jose international airport this morning. the f.a.a. has scheduled a news conference later this morning to officially make the announcement. four dreamliners have had problems this week alone including the latest this morning in japan when a crack was discovered in one of the layers of a window. nippon is scheduled to start nonstop from san jose to tokyo with 10:00 a.m. arrival of a new dreamliner jet. >> there could be flight delays this weekend at
:32. a man who lit a woman on fire in san francisco in bayview will be arraigned today after being arrested in oakland on monday for the attack on starr lamare a woman he was dating and faces charges of attempted murder and arson after he doused tar star with gas and society her -- set her on fire. they were arguing before the attack. starr lamare is expected to survive but faces months in the hospital. >> we are learning more of the death of a home intruder at the hands of a resident. it was a conspiracy by an estranged wife that backfired. our reporter has details on that. >> apartment residents identified the couple in a series of pictures. together they have an 8-year-old daughter and five-year-old son. >> i seen them with the kid, picking up the kid. he was a nice guy. >> i come home on my break and i would see him but i never saw her. >> police say the wife told her husband she was cheating on him and wanted him out of the house but he wasn't moving fast enough. >> this angered his wife and she plot add burglary with the boyfriend in an effort to scare him and persuade him into leavin
it is on a parade route. >> at home from the east bay hills, to emeryville and san francisco, and over to live doppler 7 hd, around new orleans, you can see healthy looking storm system with the oranges and the reds and this part right here is under a thunderstorm warning across the lake and headed toward new orleans so hopefully we will talk to katie soon. this will have torrential rain, lightning, and up to 60-mile-per-hour wind. that is what they are dealing with in new orleans. at home, pretty quiet outside as we look at the last three hours and the high clouds dissipated and moved on. i don't think it will be as pretty as yesterday with the sunrise. temperatures are mile because of the wind and we are in the upper 30's in napa and fairfield and low-to-mid 40's elsewhere but san francisco is at 48. and antioch is at 49 degrees. temperatures are down around monterey bay the low 40's but gilroy at 38 degrees. now, today and beyond, more sunshine, more warmth, that is central. the neat thing, remember last time we had a warming trend we had all the "spare the air" days and this time, we don't
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